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More details - Art House Art Fayre
The Art House Art Fayre (AHAF) event is free admission to the public. Art lovers can expect a diverse range of quality contemporary art on display from artists primarily from Leeds, Yorkshire and beyond. Some artists are new to the art scene whereas others are long established.
Event Space, Leeds Kirkgate Market
Today, Sat 16 Nov

More details - Celebration of 900 years of St Peter's Church
Heritage Open Day: Visits to the tower and ringing chamber. Display of historical registers documents and artefacts Demonstration of stone carving 2020 marks 900 years of St Peter’s church, and a year of celebration begins at the end of June 2019.
Kirkgate, Birstall, Batley
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Mill Hill Chapel
Heritage Open Day: Mill Hill Unitarian Chapel is the home of a progressive, inclusive community who believe in civil and religious liberty. Come and visit us to see some of the finest stained glass in Leeds, find some quiet, and meet our community.
Mill Hill Chapel, Lower Basinghall Street, Leeds
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - St John the Evangelist Church, Cleckheaton
Heritage Open Day: St John’s Church, Cleckheaton has been a place of worship since 1832 and is celebrating our 186th Anniversary. We are a town centre parish, endeavouring to meet the needs of the town’s people.
Church Street, Cleckheaton
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Contra Ceilidh with King Kontra String Band & caller Geoff Cubitt
King Kontra String Band brings a new exciting offering. Original members Vere on fiddle, Ian on mandolin and banjo, and Pete on guitar are joined by amazing double bass player Al Harris to create that special string band sound.
St Chads Hall, Otley Road, Leeds

More details - Lydgate Unitarian Chapel
Heritage Open Day: Old chapel with original 17th & 18th Century features. Interesting graveyard. Family history archives available for study. Photography in the chapel and grounds is free and encouraged.
Holmfirth Road, New Mill, Holmfirth

More details - People Power - Daring to Dream
Heritage Open Day: Bring the past into the present through Craftivism. Follow the tradition of Parson Bull, Minister to Beirley from 1826 - 1839 as pupils from St John’s CE School open the challenge to ’Dare to Dream’ and make a difference through people power.
Bierley Lane, Bradford

More details - Skelmanthorpe Textile Heritage Centre
Heritage Open Day: Guided visits of a ’one-up-one-down’ former weaver’s cottage - a Skelmanthorpe jewel! Daily loom demonstrations. This small textile heritage centre comprises a ’one-up-one down’ former weaver’s cottage.
6 Queen Street, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - People Powered Press - Have a go!
Heritage Open Day: Did you know that Leeds has the world’s largest printing press? It even has a Guinness World Record! Limber up your biceps and give it a go! From the Chartist Movement to the Spring Rising - freedom of speech has been crucial to furthering human rights and democracy.
Split Design Ltd, St. Peters Buildings, 3 St. Peters Square, Leeds

More details - Keighley Shared Church
Heritage Open Day: Open day for the church, dating from 1848. Parish Registers and other items of furniture will be on display. Designed by R.D. Chantrell in Victorian gothic style, with some monuments from the original medieval church and 1807 building. It includes a 1661 font and a 12th century cross.
Church Street, Keighley

More details - The George Michael Story
The George Michael Story is the only truly accurate tribute to George Michael. The only touring show to perform George Michael’s hits in chronological order. The George Michael Story tells in detail, the career of George and his 100 million record selling history. The show starts with George in the Wham!
Holmfirth Civic Hall, Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth

More details - Queen's Mill Open Day 'Mill Stories'
Heritage Open Day: Heritage Open Day – The theme is People Power: Then, Now and Always. Queen’s Mill, previously known locally as Allinson’s Mill and before that Castleford Mill, is the world’s largest stone grinding flour mill, with twenty pairs of stones.
Castleford Hertitage Trust, Aire Street, Castleford

More details - Saltaire’s Hidden Heroes and Heroines
Heritage Open Day: Find out about Saltaire’s Hidden Heroes and Heroines with activities for all the family and seize the chance to see some of the Saltaire Collection. Saltaire Collection and Saltaire History Club are working together this year to tell the stories of unsung Heroes and Heroines.
Shipley College, Salt Building,, Victoria Road, Saltaire, Bradford
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Pepper Hill Unitarian Chapel
Heritage Open Day: An attractive non-conformist chapel, which had served the community as a place of worship, venue for weddings, Christenings and funerals, a Sunday school and community centre since the mid 19th century.
Pepper Hill Unitarian Chapel, Cross Lane, Pepper Hill, Shelf
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Celebrate the extraordinary talents of ordinary people with National Trust Nostell
Heritage Open Day: Explore beyond the mansion doors and garden gates to celebrate the people who made and make Nostell great. Discover secrets behind giant banana palms, mystical mirrors and what the butler saw, with creative family adventures around every corner.
National Trust, Nostell Priory, Nostell Priory Estate, Nostell, Wakefield

More details - Leeds Beckett University
Heritage Open Day: Discover the people behind Leeds Beckett University’s historic campus. From the monks and landowners who developed Beckett Park over 400 years ago, to the civic leaders who established our education provision in Leeds in 1824.
Headingley Campus, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - East Riddlesden Hall
Heritage Open Day: Hundreds of years ago this West Yorkshire manor was a thriving farming estate. Today East Riddlesden Hall makes a great day out for the whole family. This hidden gem was saved from demolition in 1934 and now offers a friendly Yorkshire welcome to all who pass through its 400 year old doors.
National Trust, East Riddlesden Hall, Bradford Road, Riddlesden, Keighley
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Miss Lily's Victorian Circus Game and Exhibition
Heritage Open Day: Welcome to our spectacular circus ring. Step in and play Miss Lily’s Victorian Circus Game; discover the captivating characters who created British circus history. Roll up, roll up!
Horsforth Ballroom, Horsforth Library, Town Street, Horsforth, Leeds
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Come and Sing Day in Haworth, West Yorkshire
A beautiful Victorian Church in a glorious village steeped in history - what better place to spend our final sing day of 2019 singing some of the very fine Victorian Anthems by Parry, Elgar, Goss, Stainer and focussing on Parry ’Blest Pair of sirens’.
Haworth Parish Church (St Michaels and All Angels), 125 Main St, Haworth, Keighley

More details - Build a Rocket
Following international acclaim and an award-winning run at the Adelaide Fringe Festival, this powerful and uplifting one-woman show about a young mother from Scarborough returns to embark on an extensive UK tour.
St Leonard’s Pl

More details - Images of Old Leeds
Heritage Open Day: An exhibition of images of Leeds drawn from the Thoresby Society’s unique collection of lantern slides and other archive material. Come and see views of Leeds a hundred years ago and earlier. The Thoresby Society holds a unique collection of lantern slides which are more than 100 years old.
The Leeds Library, 18 Commercial Street, Leeds
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Knitted Map of Leeds - Knitting and Spinning at the Corn Exchange
Heritage Open Day: Get crafty at the Corn Exchange with Knitted Leeds, and explore the massive knitted map of Leeds! Get in a spin with The Spinners of Aire and see how sheep’s wool is transformed into usable yarn. People Power Knitting!
C10 The Concourse, Corn Exchange, Call Lane, Leeds
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Double Helix Staircase at All Saints Church Pontefract
Heritage Open Day: Climb the unique Double Helix Spiral Staircase. Up one spiral, down the other. Visit our historic Church. Climb the unique Double Helix Spiral Staircase. Only 2 of this type in the world that I know of. Hear about the Church’s part in the Civil War and Magna Carta in Pontefract.
All Saints Church, North Baileygate, Pontefract
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - High Flatts Quaker Meeting House
Heritage Open Day: Appreciate the history and setting of the 365 year old High Flatts Quaker Meeting House which is a grade 2 listed building along with its surroundings and panoramic views to the East. Very early Quaker meeting house, c. 1653. Situated in a hamlet which was, until recently, exclusively Quaker owned.
Firth Lane, High Flatts, Huddersfield
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - St Peter's Church, Rawdon
Heritage Open Day: In the main body of the church is a multi screen DVD presentation about the history of Rawdon from the bronze age to present time. In addition a Audio presentation describing the artifacts donated to the church from local families.
Rawdon St. Peters Church, Town Street, Rawdon, Leeds

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